Weekly Feature

2018-03-08 / Police Blotter

Neighbor revving car engine irks Anna Marie Terrace resident

Monday, Feb. 26

• Police received a report that $300 in cash was stolen out of a locked vehicle on Glenwood Court. A police report was filed.

• An anonymous Garden Village Drive complainant told police there were a lot of suspicious people going in and out of one of the upper apartments. The complainant said the people were only staying a few minutes before leaving. Police checked the area but were unable to locate any unusual activity.

Total Calls Received: 146

Tuesday, Feb. 27

• A Vita Avenue man was attempting to burn tree stumps out of the ground. He was advised.

• A Harlem Road resident told police that a neighbor was threatening her regarding her garbage totes. When police arrived, they discovered the incident was more about a parking space. The dispute was settled, and all parties were advised.

Total Calls Received: 135

Wednesday, Feb. 28

• A Thruway Court resident told police that his neighbor’s dogs broke his back fence and were trying to get into the yard. The neighbor, whose residence was on Lucid Drive, took the dogs inside, and the complainant was able to fix the fence.

Total Calls Received: 137

Thursday, March 1

• One person was arrested for alleged harassment following a neighbor dispute between the residents of upper and lower apartments on Curtiss Street. A police report was filed.

Total Calls Received: 161

Friday, March 2

• A man was arrested for allegedly stealing beer from a Genesee Street store. The clerk who called police told them that the suspect might still be behind the building, which he was. A police report was filed.

• A man was spotted looking into a window on Cloverdale Road. Police found footprints in the yard but were unable to locate the man.

Total Calls Received: 152

Saturday, March 3

• A Zoerb Avenue woman told police that when she let her dog out, there was a man in her driveway. She yelled at him, and he got into a vehicle with a flat tire and drove off toward Union Road. The man was located and arrested on a driving-while-intoxicated charge.

• An Anna Marie Terrace resident told police his neighbors were revving a vehicle on purpose to harass him. Police said the complainant was upset because the neighbor fixes cars on his property and listens to loud music “at all hours” while doing so. Everyone was advised.

Total Calls Received: 131

Sunday, March 4

• Police received a report from an Applewood Road caller who said a large, red pickup with tires in the back kept driving around the street for more than an hour. Police located the vehicle, but no one would answer the door, and the registration sticker had been scraped off. Officers issued a referral for an unregistered vehicle.

Total Calls Received: 98

(Editors note: The Bee’s police blotter is a sampling of unusual, sometimes humorous calls received by the police department. It is not intended to be a complete record.

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